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Faculty Information

Dianne L. Sefo, RDH, MEd

Clinical Associate Professor
Dental Hygiene
345 E. 24th Street, Room 619S, New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-998-9394
E-mail: dlp6@nyu.edu

EDUCATION

MEd, Educational Technology, American College of Education 2017
BA, Sociology, Biology, Saint John Fisher College 2004
AAS, Dental Hygiene, Monroe Community College 2001

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Krattenmaker K, Lu L, Ko TY, Sefo D. The Therapeutic Use of Botox, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. November 2017;15(11):46-49.

Sefo D, Stefanou L. Quelling Dental Anxiety, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. November 2014; 12(11):70-73.

Nakamura L, Sefo D. Implant Maintenance Simplified. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. June 2013;11(6):16-18.

Sefo D. The Orthodontia-Oral Health Connection. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. April 2012;10(4):34,37-38.

Sefo D. Instrumenting the Dental Implant. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. April 2009;7(4):32-33.

Sefo D. Assessing Risk. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. March 2009;7(3):36,38.

Sefo D. Preventing Infectious Endocarditis. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. October 2008;6(10):18-19.

Sefo D. Going Digital. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. September 2008;6(9):18,20,22.

Book Chapters and Monographs

Stefanou L, Sefo D. (n.d.) Chapter 12, Community and Oral Health Promotion. In: Clinical Cases in Dental Hygiene, 1st ed. Wiley. Pending publication 2018.

Sefo D, Stefanou L. Treatment Planning. In: Holiviaras C. Savvy Success Volume II: Patient Care. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse; 2012:44-61.

Educational Media

PrepU questions for adaptive quizzing, Chapter 9: Personal, Dental, and Medical Histories and Chapter 19: Dental Biofilm and Other Soft Deposits for: Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, Esther Wilkins, editor, 11th ed. Philadelphia; Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2014.

Other Publications

Sefo D. LM Dental’s Approach to Implant Care. RDH Magazine. April 2015; 82-85.

Tagiareni G, Sefo D. Teeth Look Like…Visual Impairments Represent a Challenge to the Oral Health Care Educator. RDH Magazine. December 2014; 72-75.

Sefo D. Understanding Diabetes Gum Problems. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. August 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. How to Treat Bad Breath in Teenagers. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. July 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Six Dental Health Facts You Need to Know. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. July 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Simple Ways to Improve Oral Health: Are You Healthier Than an Olympic Athlete? Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. May 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. What Causes Bad Breath? Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. March 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Preventing Obesity in Children and Teens. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. February 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. What Causes Canker Sores? Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. January 2014. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Foods for a Healthy Mouth. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. November 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Gingivitis: Overview and Prevention. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. October 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Diabetes and Oral Health. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. October 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Dental Hygiene for Kids. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. October 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Healthy Foods for Kids: Lowering Sugar Intake. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. September 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Seeking Treatment for Oral Care Problems in Emergency Rooms. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. September 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. What Causes Snoring: Its Effect on Oral Health. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. September 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D. Dental Caries in Infants: Implications and Prevention. Colgate Oral Health Resource Center. September 2013. Available at Colgate.

Sefo D, Stefanou L. From Waistline to Gumline. Modern Hygienist. April 2009;22-23.